Before Liang, Lena, and I left Taichung for Taipei, their Dad took us to lunch at more non-traditional restaurant. Where he proceeded to order these for an appetizer:
Despite their appearance, no tentacular creatures were harmed in the making of this foodstuff. The top layer is kimchi, beneath that (and difficult to see) is mayonnaise, then transparent noodles, then seaweed. Flavor-wise, they tasted entirely like kimchi. Texture-wise, they were all crunchy.
Liang gives one a try.
The unexpected texture is unexpected!